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Regardless of the outcome of national healthcare reform legislation, pressure is mounting on healthcare professionals to provide more cost-effective, coordinated care.
Nothing is more valuable than experience. Overcoming a challenge builds skills, knowledge, and confidence.
This book shares the hard-earned lessons of healthcare leaders who removed roadblocks to clinical and financial excellence. Each chapter describes a real-life dilemma, distills the lessons learned, and provides step-by-step guidance. Use the strategies presented in this book to tackle similar challenges in your organization with greater speed, confidence, and success.
Physician engagement and collaboration are the common themes of these stories. Administrators, physicians, and nurses provide firsthand accounts of how they worked together to overcome obstacles and transform care for their communities.
Tap the wisdom and experience of healthcare leaders who:
- Accelerated physician adoption of electronic health records
- Cut mortality from sepsis
- Transformed the culture of the operating room
- Developed a successful ED-call pay program
- Cut costs using strategic supply cost management